GDPR: Encryption is not a “get out of jail free” card

1st February 2018 Comment

Go to jail. Go directly to Jail.

Another day and another e-mail or banner ad touting encryption as the 'solution' to all GDPR woes.

Who’s settling the ransomware bill?

17th January 2018 Comment

To pay or not to pay, that is the question

Well resourced and IT literate professional firms have been key targets for ransomware attacks - some pay the ransom, others choose not to - but the effects can be just as damaging either way.

£400k fine for Carphone Warehouse from the Information Commissioner

10th January 2018 Comment

Every machine had the same root password shared by 30-40 people. Ish.

The sorry state of affairs at Carphone Warehouse simply highlights the complete lack of cyber awareness at board level.

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